VOSTA LMG - Karnafuly Contract for Cutter Suction Dredgers

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

The VOSTA LMG – Karnafuly Joint Venture Consortium Limited has signed a contract with the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB). The contract is signed for the delivery of two CSD 650 including components for a floating pipe line for both dredgers. The contract signing ceremony for the delivery of two Cutter Suction Dredgers 650 took place December 6th in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Construction will take place in Bangladesh at the Karnafuly Shipyard. VOSTA LMG will supply two engineering and components packages for the 2 CSD 650 to the shipyard.

This is the second business that VOSTA LMG is doing in a Joint Venture Consortium Limited with Karnafuly Shipyard (Pvt.) Ltd. in Bangladesh. The first is the delivery of three CSD 450’s for Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). VOSTA LMG started a Joint Venture Consortium Limited with Karnafuly Shipyard at the end of 2008.

Scope of Supply:
Cutter ladder complete including cutter and cutter drive
Spud carrier
Swivel bend
Anchor boom installation
Dredge pump and chive
Hoisting winches
Electrical and Hydraulic system
Dredging control system

Dredge specifications:
Length overall: 196.8 ft
Length over deck: 114.8 ft excl spud carrier
Breadth moulded: 34.4 ft
Depth to main deck: 9.5 ft
Max. dredging depth: -59 ft
Installed power: 2800 kW
Cutter power: 450 kW
Pump power: 1825 kW
Cutterhead SC15
Pump: VL HPD650

The dredge is a mono hull with a low air draft of 7 m to pass bridges. It will be equipped with a VOSTA LMG spud carrier, swivel bend and anchor booms.

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